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Grant Avenue Development, an Arby's franchisee with 35 locations in New York, Pennsylvania, and Virginia, has raised more than $90,000 to support the Muscular Dystrophy Association's (MDA) local...
Smashburger, a fast-casual “better burger” concept recently launched by private equity and concept development firm Consumer Capital Partners (CCP), today announced the appointment of Scott Crane...
QSR magazine announced today the nomination of columnist Roy Bergold to the 58th annual Green Eyeshade Awards for outstanding achievement in journalism.

Bergold has been a regular...

Gathering industry leaders, educators, and top students from more than 100 restaurant and culinary schools nationwide, the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF) joined...
White Castle marks their 87th year in business in 2008 and is celebrating in style. During National Hamburger Month, White Castle is recognizing its loyal customers by turning back the clocks for...
ONOSYS Online Ordering, a provider of remote ordering technologies for pizza, quick-service, and casual-dining restaurants, has been selected by Papa John's (NASDAQ: PZZA) to take online ordering...
Gattis Pizza, LP announced that its has made a donation of $31,000 to The Periwinkle Foundation, which will make it possible for 31 youth cancer patients from Texas Children's Cancer Center in...
Cheba Hut Toasted Subs has received approval from the state of California to offer franchise opportunities to residents of the state. The company plans to have the first store open in the San...
Dunkin’ Donuts breaks ground today in St. Petersburg, Florida, for its first LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certified restaurant. To commemorate the event, Dunkin’ Brands...
Rudi’s Organic Bakery, a certified-organic breads brand, announced today that they will be the first to introduce a national line of certified-organic bagels in four great-tasting, mainstream...
PepsiCo Foodservice has entered into a strategic partnership with the not-for-profit Green Restaurant Association. The GRA will work with PepsiCo Foodservice to assist its customers in becoming...
Wendy's announced today that it is introducing a new line of hand-spun Frosty Shakes in three flavors: Vanilla Bean, Chocolate Fudge, and Strawberry.

The new Frosty Shakes, topped with...

Kayem Foods reached an agreement yesterday to acquire the Jordan’s, Deutschmacher, Kirschner, Essem, Tasty Bite, and Willams of Vermont brands from Tyson Foods. This agreement gives Kayem Foods...
NexCen Brands, Inc. (Nasdaq: NEXC) has appointed David R. Goldberg to vice president of real estate for NexCen Franchise Management, Inc.

“David is a dynamic, results-driven Corporate Real...

Church’s Chicken celebrates its fifth year of positive same store sales in the U.S. Despite a declining category, the quick-serve chicken brand’s continued success has been attributed in large...